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Can too much exercise cause hyperthyroidism?

Can too much exercise cause hyperthyroidism?

No: Exercise does not cause thyroid dysfunction. Most common causes are graves' disease (autoimmune), adenomas (benign rumors), and thyroiditis (inflammation). ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Can doing too much exercise cause cancer due to the free radicals?

Can doing too much exercise cause cancer due to the free radicals?

No, not really: You are reading too much into the theory of free radicals...So I would not take everything you read literally! . I am not sure we can even make a claim that free radicals cause cancer. So just relax and exercise as much as you can or want to. It can only do you much more good than any harm that I can think of. ...Read more

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Can too much exercise cause ischemia?

Can too much exercise cause ischemia?

Yes: As we in pathology use the word "ischemia", it simply means less total blood flow than the organ is requesting. Especially while you're conditioning your heart, you push it to the maximum and the organs request more -- the ischemia is reflected in increased lactic acid levels in the blood. Clinicians use the term for "infarction", in which tissue dies -- won't happen from exercise. ...Read more

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Can too much exercise cause menopause to begin? Is it possible for too much exercise to be responsible for causing the onset of menopause? .

Can too much exercise cause menopause to begin? Is it possible for too much exercise to be responsible for causing the onset of menopause? .

Not really: Excessive exercise, with or without excessive weight loss, can cause loss of periods. This however is not menopause and periods resume if normal weight is re-established and the exercise is reduced. Excessive exercise cause the brain regulation of your periods to stop, menopause is caused by exhaustion of the ovaries with age. ...Read more

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Could too much exercise cause a heart flutter?

Could too much exercise cause a heart flutter?

Maybe, but....: As a general rule, exercise is more likely to reveal an underlying heart problem that was already there than to cause a heart problem. ...Read more

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Could too much exercise/stress cause svt, etc?

Yes: Giving adrenaline or exercising someone is often how we bring out an SVT. The circuitry may be arranged, in some people, such that an SVT can occur, but most people will never develop an SVT with exercise. Stress does the same thing. Exercising is important, and SVT's can be cured with catheter ablation procedures; therefore, you should see a heart rhythm specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause excessive weigt gain if you were hyperthyroid?

Is there anything that can cause excessive weigt gain if you were hyperthyroid?

Mild hyperthyroidism: Not everyone w/ hyperthyroidism loses weight. Given high enough thyroid hormone levels, everyone will lose weight, but most cases are mild-moderate. Too much thyroid can lead to increased appetite and less impulse control and increased calories eaten. If the increased calories eaten is more than increased calories burned by a revved-up metabolism, a person gains weight! ...Read more

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Why does hyperthyroidism cause excessive sweating and itching all over the body?

Why does hyperthyroidism cause excessive sweating and itching all over the body?

Hyperthyroidism: Can cause increased sweating due to hypermetabolic state of the whole body, a rather complex mechanism, also the generalized itching is due to several mechanisms, some antibodies are responsible for it, ...Read more

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Dizziness during exercise (aerobic/cardio/anaerobic) no short of breath nor chest pain what could be the cause? Hbp tachycardia hyperthyroidism

Dizziness during exercise (aerobic/cardio/anaerobic) no short of breath nor chest pain what could be the cause? Hbp tachycardia hyperthyroidism

Dehydration: Try drinking half your weight in ounces of water. It you weigh 100 pounds drink 50 ounces a day. 150 lbs drink 75 oz aday, etc. See your doctor if after drinking water each day your symptoms persist see your doctor to get your thyroid checked as well as your blood pressure. The Inderal (propranolol) you take may be lowering your blood pressure and pulse more that you realize. ...Read more

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How much is too much exercise?

How much is too much exercise?

Depends: One has to monitor their body, based upon fatigue, aches, pains, injuries, etc. Some people react unfavorably after very little exercise, and others thrive with a lot. It is tough to tell someone else that they exercise too much. Listen to your body, eat and sleep well, and then decide ...Read more

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What is too much exercise for chf?

What is too much exercise for chf?

CHF exercise: We don't prescribe exercise for CHF patients until the CHF is controlled. When we feel control is reached, the patient is started on a low level exercise program tailored to their specific situation. We progress slowly with increases in the work load only very gradually. The patient will feel 'too much' by the symptoms provoked. We try to not get to the point where the patient feels symptoms. ...Read more

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Can a 16-year-old with severe untreated marfan's die due to too much exercise?

Can a 16-year-old with severe untreated marfan's die due to too much exercise?

Not exactly: Marfan's patients need to choose their form of exercise in consultation with a specialist. The aorta is prone to tear, and this is a consideration in choosing what the person will do. No one really wants to go through life without the enjoyment of physical exercise, and a marfan person need not forgo something this important. ...Read more

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Can too much exercise lead to weight gain?

Can too much exercise lead to weight gain?

If a body-builder: Very hard for exercise to increase weight unless one is a body-builder. Exercise burns calories, so if one does not eat or drink more calories than he is using during his exercise, then his body will burn up fat as fuel. However, if a person drinks a large orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, he will still get fatter even though he's exercising. ...Read more

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What are the other possible reasons why creatinine in the blood increases? Too much exercise? Please explain. Thank you.

What are the other possible reasons why creatinine in the blood increases? Too much exercise? Please explain. Thank you.

Muscle / Kidney: There is no such thing as "too much exercise." if your creatinine is high because you're a bodybuilder (as high as 2.0 isn't unknown), good for you. If it is high because your kidneys are working poorly, it's your heads-up. ...Read more

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Trying to lose weight I am 130lbs over healthy. I diet and excercise daily and want to know if too much exercise can bring back my migraines?

Trying to lose weight I am 130lbs over healthy. I diet and excercise daily and want to know if too much exercise can bring back my migraines?

It should not: It depends on what you mean by too much exercise. Regular exercise, either cardio or weight training, if you breath properly and do not hold your breath and strain (valsalva) should not cause a recurrence of migraines. If, however, you exercise to the point of chronic fatigue or overuse, you could develop headaches. ...Read more

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Will too much exercise permanently affect my lung health?

Will too much exercise permanently affect my lung health?

Probably not: I know of no one who has developed lung problems as a result of exercise. It's far more likely to have other kinds of injuries like stress fractures, back problems, knee problems etc. From exercising "too much.". ...Read more

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How do I know when I've had too much exercise?

How do I know when I've had too much exercise?

Difficult to say: In an adult, excessive exersise which causes symptoms of dehydration or overuse tendinitis of the knees or other joints despite being in excellent " shape" is probably ' too much'.Check with your physician before u start an ambitious exersise program or increase its length or intensity...! ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid, " is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more